We’ve partnered with the folks at Composites World to bring you weekly updates in the more technical world of carbon fiber. Here’s what’s new this week:
Bombardier’s Learjet 85 delayed to 2014
Originally scheduled for entry into service in 2013, Bombardier has delayed the Learjet 85 composites-intensive business jet to 2014, following resolution of unspecified technical challenges.
U.K.’s National Composite Centre receives expansion funding
The National Composites Centre (NCC) in Bristol, U.K., will build a new facility that will see its footprint double in size, making it one of the largest composites research facilities in the world.
Matrix Composites recognized by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Matrix Composites (Rockledge, Fla.) announced Feb. 22 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics’ STAR Supplier designation for its attention to detail and customer commitment in 2012.
Carbon fiber helmet debuts league-wide in American baseball
Look for a blog post from us about this tomorrow!
Rawlings Sporting Goods’ S100 Pro Comp batting helmet is made with carbon fiber and will be used league wide during the 2013 season.
Distributor Spectra Composites opens new warehouse in Florida
The Springfield Mo.-based supplier of composite materials and related products announces the opening of a distribution facility in Ft. Pierce, Fla.
Aeroindustryjobs: Jobs of the week
Aerospace industry job opportunities at PinPoint, ITT, Cytec Engineered Materials, Hexcel and others.